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HORNBY HOBBIES CEO, LYNDON DAVIES, DONATES HAWKER HUNTER AS TRIBUTE

Lyndon Davies, chief executive of Hornby Hobbies has generously donated a privately bought Hawker Hunter XF509 to the Margate Hornby offices.

This particular plane is iconic because it was fixed on a pole outside of the Humbrol factory in Hull, which closed in 2006, for many years. It was then relocated to a military museum at Fort Paull also in Hull, until it’s unfortunate closure late last year. The Hawker’s story however, began with 54 Squadron in 1957…

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